KANPUR: The entire Indo-Gangetic plain is vulnerable to earthquakes. Experts and geologists at IIT-Kanpur said that settlements in Indo-Gangetic plain in parts of UP and Bihar are at risk of tremors. They said that threat looms large over the cities ... Times of India, 4 weeks ago
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Determining Particulate Matter and Black Carbon Exfiltration Estimates for Traditional Cookstove Use in Rural Nepalese Village Households
A majority of black carbon (BC) emitted to the atmosphere in the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) region is from burning biomass fuel used in traditional, open-design cookstoves. However, BC and particulate matter (PM) household emissions are not well ...Environmental Science & Technology, 1 month ago
At Indian Accent, the contemporary Indian restaurant in Delhi, the much-awaited summer menu introduces us to an Indian version of pla eung prik manao . The Thai catfish with lime and ginger, steamed lightly in pandan leaves, is, of course, hugely ...NDTV, 59 minutes ago
India's famous Basmati rice is set to get intellectual property rights (IPR) protection in the home country. With its exporters supporting the Centre's view that Madhya Pradesh can't be deemed part of the Indo-Gangetic plain, decks have been cleared ...Financial Express, 11 hours ago
A massive landslide in western Nepal has blocked a river that also flows through India, forcing thousands of people to flee to safety and triggering fears of a flood, officials said on Sunday. The Kali Gandaki River in Myagdi district, about 140km north-west of the capital, Kathmandu, has created a deep and growing new lake after the landslide overnight. Nepal Police in their twitter account said that the water level in the artificial dam, created after the blockage of the river, has risen by ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago Landslide blocks river in Nepal, raises fears of flood Press Trust of India, 2 days ago
The danger of a possible flash flood in Nepal and India was averted on Monday as a landslide dammed river started flowing normally after sweeping away debris that had blocked it, allowing thousands of people to return to their homes. The KaliGandakiRiver, which was blocked by the landslide on Saturday, started flowing after 16 hours of blockage, according to officials. “The area is now out of danger,” Chief District Officer of Myagdi, Tek Bahadur KC, said. People in Nepal's Myagdi ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago Nepal river blocked by landslide resumes normal flow DNA India, 1 day ago Nepal's Kali Gandaki river blocked by landslide resumes normal flow after 16 hours Economic Times, 1 day ago
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Nepal on Sunday alerted India of a possible flash floods in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh after massive landslides, likely triggered by recent devastating earthquakes, blocked Kali Gandaki River in western Nepal, creating a huge artificial lake. ...Millennium Post, 2 days ago Landslide in Nepal again, flood alert in India too Asian Age, 2 days ago India alerted of floods in UP, Bihar after artificial lake formed in Nepal DeshGujarat, 2 days ago India alerted of floods after artificial lake formed in Nepal IBNLive India News, 2 days ago
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About 80 percent of India's population resides in regions that are vulnerable to earthquakes of moderate to extreme intensity. If an earthquake of a magnitude as strong as the Nepal earthquake occurs in India, will our buildings survive? Last ...Millennium Post, 2 days ago
Over 70% of the sewage that flows into the Ganga is untreated," says Hukum Singh, BJP member from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh and chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on water resources. Singh, whose committee submitted a report on the ...Economic Times, 4 days ago Are Modi govt's initiatives enough to clean Ganga? Economic Times, 4 days ago Are Modi govts initiatives enough to clean Ganga New Delhi News.Net, 3 days ago
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NEW DELHI: There's more that ails the Ganga basin than meets the eye - large swathes of the region's groundwater are affected by arsenic poisoning, a health hazard that's been largely ignored while the government focuses on reducing the flow of ...Economic Times, 4 days ago
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